This ad will close in

How Low Can They Go?

91 opportunities for entrepreneurs who want to buy a franchise without coughing up franchise-type dollars

One adage that's taken a hit lately is "The rich get richer and the poor get poorer." We've already seen some pretty rich guys get poorer. So it'd be nice to start seeing some cash-poor people get a little richer.

If that happens, franchising may be a factor. Forget the notion that buying a franchise is just for rich people. We've uncovered some franchise opportunities that may help people start a business-maybe even an empire-without having to slap down a lot of cash upfront. The following franchises, all with total costs of less than $20,000, are prime examples.

This listing is not intended to endorse any particular franchise company. Rather, it should provide you with a starting point in your search for the right franchise-a search that should also include a thorough investigation and analysis of a franchise's UFOC and other literature, visits with existing franchisees, and consultation with an attorney and an accountant. There's no better investment you can make in your quest to get a little richer than simply doing you due diligence.

Like this article? Get this issue right now on iPad, Nook or Kindle Fire.

This article was originally published in the October 2001 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: How Low Can They Go?.

Loading the player ...

The One Excuse You Should Never Give Your Employees

Ads by Google

0 Comments. Post Yours.

Most Shared Stories

1
The 3 Attributes to Look for in Top Talent
2
5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have
3
14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14
4
Steve Jobs' 13 Most Inspiring Quotes
5
The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read When They're Discouraged

Trending Now